Recorded: EIP 2021 ● Language: English ● Duration: 67 minutes Topic: Emergency Pediatrics during a Pandemic

Moderator: Rudd Nijman

Presentation 1: How did Emergency Care Change in the Pandemic?
Rudd Nijman (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) Understand how non-pharmacological measures can reduce acute illness in children in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. (2) Learn how pediatric emergency departments can prepare for a pandemic by understanding the response to the COVID-19 response. (3) Enhance knowledge of the collateral damage sustained by children and young people as a result of the public health measures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presentation 2: DKA Patterns of Attendance – What was the Real Story during the Pandemic?
Caroline Ponmani (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) To understand the characteristics of children presenting with new-onset and existing diabetes to the paediatric emergency department in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (2) To evaluate the incidence and severity of diabetic ketoacidosis in these children (3) To determine the incidence of pediatric diabetes in the pandemic and to evaluate any relationship to SARS-CoV-2

Presentation 3: Body on Fire - post-infectious inflammation in children and young people following SARS-CoV-2 infection
Elizabeth Whittaker (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) Describe the presentation of Multisystem inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) (2) Be able to formulate a differential diagnosis for children presenting with fever, rash, and abdominal pain during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (3) Explain the current anti-inflammatory regimens in use for MIS-C and the evidence for their use (4) Brief discussion of the possible immuno-pathogenesis of MIS-C, and hypothesize whether there is a link with Long COVID in CYP